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Left to right: Lt Commander Stuart Fidler, Breckland Council Chairman Bill Borrett

Councillors learn of the vital work by SSAFA (the Armed Forces charity)

0 on September 24, 2016, 11:09 pm

At the September Council meeting, Breckland members heard of the vital support that SSAFA (the Armed Forces charity) provides for servicemen and women, veterans, reservists and their families. Lieutenant Commander Stuart Fidler, Chairman of SSAFA Norfolk branch, was invited to speak at the meeting by Breckland Council Chairman Bill Borrett to explain the charity’s history, work, services and achievements. SSAFA […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications week ending 21 September 2016

0 on September 24, 2016, 10:45 pm

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 21 September 2016 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to the Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application […]

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Weekly crime summary 22 September 2016

0 on September 23, 2016, 8:33 pm

Numerous Norfolk offences detected in Europe-wide campaign Road checks carried out in Norwich on Wednesday in support of a Europe-wide campaign to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads have seen over a 30 people dealt with for offences including driving while using a mobile phone, driving with no insurance and driving while not wearing […]

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Search to find ‘UK’s Best Park’ launched by Fields in Trust

Search to find ‘UK’s Best Park’ launched by Fields in Trust

1 on September 23, 2016, 8:11 am

A nationwide search to find the country’s favourite local green space nominated and selected by public vote Do you think that your local park, playground or playing field is the best in the country? Here’s your chance to prove it. National charity Fields in Trust have launched a campaign to find the UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! This […]

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Breckland Council warns of bogus charity collector

0 on September 22, 2016, 8:38 pm

Local people are being warned that a bogus charity collector is operating in the Breckland district. The woman, who was recently seen in Nelson Place in Dereham, is claiming to be raising funds for The Happiness Foundation. Breckland Council Licensing Officers were alerted to the scam and have notified the Police. The Lowestoft-based charity’s Chief Executive, Kathryn Temple, says that […]

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Have your say in shaping Breckland’s future

Have your say in shaping Breckland’s future

0 on September 20, 2016, 1:16 pm

Residents and businesses in Breckland can have their say and help shape future growth and development in the district, following the launch of the Council’s third Local Plan consultation. And to make sure as many people as possible can ask questions, as well as give their views, Breckland Council is holding a series of extended drop-in sessions across the district […]

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Swaffham Blooms!

Swaffham Blooms!

1 on September 19, 2016, 8:04 pm

A certificate celebration of one of Swaffham’s hidden gems occurred this Thursday when Cllr Brenda Bowler presented Chris Rainbow and other Suffield Court residents with their Anglia in Bloom ‘Best Individual/Community Floral Display’ award. The more able members of the community tend the lawns, pots and borders for all to enjoy in their secluded courtyard garden which is conveniently placed […]

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Breckland Cats Protection – Jack and Lady

0 on September 17, 2016, 8:20 pm

Cats Protection is a nationwide charity and the local Breckland Branch is run by a team of volunteers whose aim is to protect and help cats in need and to reduce the population of cats by neutering. We do not have a central cattery, but our volunteer fosterers may have a purpose built pen in their garden, or they may […]

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Open Days Organised Across Breckland to Encourage Early Detection of Hearing Loss

Open Days Organised Across Breckland to Encourage Early Detection of Hearing Loss

0 on September 15, 2016, 8:16 am

One in six people in the UK has a hearing loss. This doesn’t mean that the day we turn 60, we wake up in the morning and can’t hear. The process is usually gradual and progressive. Local hearing care specialists, The Hearing Care Centre, are organising a series of special ‘Open Days’ across their centres in the Breckland region to […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications week ending 13 September 2016

0 on September 14, 2016, 9:36 pm

  The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 13 September 2016 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to the Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an […]

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